Mickey Mouse Chocolate Cookie Recipe

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Here’s another cute Disney inspired recipe courtesy of our friends at Disney Family!

What You’ll Need

2 cups all-purpose flour

¾ cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 large egg

1 ¼ cups sugar

½ teaspoon salt

1 ½ sticks of butter, softened

Parchment paper

Mickey Mouse Shaped Cookie Cutter

For the Chocolate Icing:

3 cups confectioners sugar

½ teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

4 to 6 tablespoons water

¼ cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder

Helpful Tip

If your dough is too sticky even after you’ve chilled it, work more flour into the dough while your roll it out.
You can make these cookies non-chocolate by simply not adding the Dutch-process cocoa to either the dough or the icing. To add the white icing stripes, make extra icing without the cocoa powder and use a fork or whisk to dribble the white icing over the chocolate iced cookies.

How To Make It

1 Whip butter in a mixer until pale and fluffy. Add sugar, baking soda, salt, vanilla, egg, and whip until blended. Add flour ½ a cup at a time while continuing to mix. Add the cocoa powder slowly until fully mixed into the dough. Halve the dough and wrap each half in parchment paper. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

2 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

3 Take the first half of the dough and roll it out between parchment paper until ¼ – ½ inch thick. Use the Mickey Mouse cookie cutter to cut out Mickey shapes. Place the Mickey cookies on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake for 14 minutes. Continue to roll and cut out the dough until all the dough has been cut and baked. Set the cookies aside on parchment paper to cool.

4 Sift together the confectioners sugar and Dutch-process cocoa powder into a bowl. Add lemon juice and vanilla. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time while whisking. Stop adding water when the icing is thick but spreadable. Fill a sandwich bag with the chocolate icing and cut off a bottom corner. Pipe the icing onto the cookies, using a knife to evenly spread the icing over the surface.

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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